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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi sir
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   sir m 24 yrs old
User :   i hv no beard n mustache
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   wat shuld i do???
Doctor :   is there anyone else with the same problem in family?
Doctor :   please provide your height and weight.
User :   no sir
User :   only me
Doctor :   is the hair development fine apart from the beard and mustache?
User :   5'9 height n 69 kg
User :   no i hv no hair in hand and chest also
User :   lil bit hair in leg only
Doctor :   do you have no beard n mustache or have less facial hair? is the hair development in axilla and pubic area fine?
User :   just lil bit beard n mustache... like chinese man beard and lil bit on chin
Doctor :   ok. so it is not that you have NO HAIR.
Doctor :   I would recommend few tests to be done
Doctor :   to look for any underlying cause and get it treated
User :   sir it a lil bit hair...
User :   plz sir can i hv beard n mustache???
Doctor :   1) testosterone levels, 2) estrogen and FSH levels, 3) DHEA levels, 4) insulin factor 5 level test, 5) a complete blood hemogram along with peripheral smear test
User :   plz help me sir regrdn this
Doctor :   based on the results of the tests, the cause can be found out and see n if any treatment is possible or not
Doctor :   so go ahead with the tests. if any hormonal deficiency is found, then hormonal supplements will help you overcome the problem.
User :   sir hw much it cost???
Doctor :   if any problem with Insulin factor 5 is found, then the problem would be in your genes which will not allow any treatment to correct your problem
User :   b'cause m a student
Doctor :   the cost of these tests are a bit higher than normal tests as these are special tests
User :   aprox???
Doctor :   you can contact any standard lab in your area to find out the details.
Doctor :   , as cost can vary from place to place
User :   m n XXXX
Doctor :   in the meantime have a good diet
User :   juz giv an aprox sir
Doctor :   have multivitamin supplements with ZINC in them
Doctor :   all th etests together might cost you aroundXXXX
Doctor :   this is only approximate value
User :   wat type of multivitamin sir???
Doctor :   it can be less or more depending on where you are located and where you get these done
Doctor :   take Tab A-to-Z (multivitamin with essential minerals).
Doctor :   take 1 tablet after lunch daily for 2-3 months
User :   its name is A-Z???
Doctor :   and proceed with finding out underlying cause for your problem
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   such that it can be fixed depending on your test results
User :   sir is all hospital provide dat alll tests???
Doctor :   no, multispeciality hospitals and standard labs provide facilities for these tests.
User :   wer did i get tretment for this???
Doctor :   you will need to visit your doctor for getting prescription for these tests to be done and you can get back to him with your test results
User :   sir is BIOTIN tab is good...?????????
Doctor :   or meet dermatologist for further treatment based on the test results
Doctor :   it is used for hairfall and premature hair greying, not for less beard and mustache
User :   so i take A_Z tab today onwards... is it ok sir
User :   ???
Doctor :   yes you can start on it immediately, but focus on finding the underlying cause for the problem
Doctor :   such taht definitive treatment can eb done
Doctor :   *be
User :   sir i didnt understand...
Doctor :   only taking the multivitamin supplement will not be of much help
User :   can u tellme once more
User :   underlying cause
Doctor :   the underlying cause can be found out after you get the tests done, based on the results of the tests treatment can be started. only taking the multivitamin supplement will not be of much help
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes sir...
User :   nw undrstd
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   so sir wer is the clinic for all the treatment???
User :   in XXXX
User :   sir...
Doctor :   the treatment option and choice of clinic will depend on your tests results. if lack of male hormones or excess of female hormones are found, you will need to visit endocrinologist. if suspicion of chromosomal anomaly is found, you will need Karyotyping test and meet a genetic specialist. if only problem is blood related with lack of proper nutrition, then your general doctor himself can treat you, or refer to a dermatologist.
Doctor :   have you followed what I said?
User :   ok
User :   sir u knw any good hospital wer all this can take place and very effective treating...
User :   in south india
Doctor :   where are you located?
User :   XXXX
User :   m in XXXX
Doctor :   then visitXXXX in XXXX for further tests and treatment
User :   XXXX ...
User :   wer is it in XXXX
User :   u knw???
User :   addrss
Doctor :   please take help of our CRM team and "fix an appointment" feature on the home page to locate hospital and fix appointment.
Doctor :   or visit this link to locate hospital
Doctor :   wwwwww
User :   sir all tests and also treatments are der in XXXX???
Doctor :   yes they can be done there. in case they do not have the facility, they will get it done at other labs themselves
User :   hw much cost for treatment
User :   ???
User :   only for treatment
User :   not tests
Doctor :   please contact the hospital that you want to visit for treatment costs. I am based in bangalore, so I will not be able to help you with this information
User :   in XXXX???
User :   hw much???
Doctor :   the treatment cost and procedure will vary depending on your test results.
Doctor :   so first find out what is the cause for the problem that you are facing
User :   appprox sir
User :   plz
User :   i juz wanna knw
Doctor :   as I said the treatment cost can vary depending on what is the cause, it can vary from few thousands to XXXXalso
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